Leucoptera malifoliella

Leucoptera malifoliella larva

Malus domestica, Belgium, prov. Liège, Awirs: young larva © Jean-Yves Baugnée

detail

Leucoptera malifoliella larva

same larva, ventral view.

Note the high “warts”, crowned with a heavy seta, laterally on thorax 3 and abdomen 1-2; while the larva grows they become less prominent (Emmet, 1985a).

17.xi.2009

mod 25.vii.2017